Dr. Peter Zeegen, MD

Dr. Peter Zeegen, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
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74 y/o
(3)

Accepting new patients

As founding partner of Ophthalmology Associates of the Valley, Dr. Peter Zeegen has been in practice over thirty years and has performed over fifteen thousand advanced eye surgeries. This makes him one of the most experienced refractive surgeons in the San Fernando Valley. Dr. Zeegen graduated with honors from UCLA School of Medicine, completed his residency training at the Jules Stein Eye Institute and started his practice in Encino in 1974. Dr. Zeegen shares the knowledge he has gained with his colleagues as Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the renowned Jules Stein Eye Institute. He has been Chief of Ophthalmology at Encino-Tarzana Medical Center, and in addition has been an active member of the Admissions Committee of the UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Zeegen was awarded the Jules Stein Eye Institute Senior Honor Award in recognition of almost 30 years of teaching resident doctors.

Ophthalmology Associates of the Valley

16311 Ventura Blvd Ste 750

Encino, CA 91436
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Zeegen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
very high
more than 98% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 98% of peers
Floaters
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zeegen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zeegen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zeegen to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Zeegen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Zeegen accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Zeegen has admitting privileges

Providence Tarzana Medical Center
18321 Clark St
Tarzana, CA 91356
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